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Are Internships the New Job Interview? [Infographic]

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While improved over recent years, the job market remains difficult for recent college graduates. But as it turns out, there is one way to greatly improve your chances of getting a job offer before you walk across the stage to accept your diploma: Internships.

Consider these facts, as shown in this infographic from eLearners.com…   

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No Summer Internship Lined Up Yet? What NOT to Do Next…

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There’s no denying that in today’s workplace: internships matter. But what if you haven’t yet lined up an internship this summer? What if it seems like all the internships you want to apply to are already filled?

Here are five things you should NOT do…   

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5 Ways to Land That “Out of Your League” Internship

Out of Your League

Many college students can relate to Lauren’s internship search. You find an internship that sounds like a dream come true… but become intimidated. Perhaps the fear of rejection kicks in. Do you stand a chance? Should you even apply?

For Lauren, and those college students like Lauren, here are five tips for landing an internship that you might think is out of your league…   

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4 Unique Techniques for Finding a Summer Internship

Unique Ways to Find an Internship

Even if you’re tapped into your university’s career center and job board, finding an internship is a major challenge for most college students and recent grads.

The reality is: most internship postings aren’t advertised on popular job boards, including your career center’s. Which means that when it comes to finding an internship that fits your interests and professional needs, you must be innovative…   

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It’s Time to Take Control of Your Internship Search

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Does it feel like you’ve been searching and applying for internships non-stop, yet haven’t had any luck? No call-backs? No interest? No interviews?

I this is true for you, then it could be a sign you need to regain control of your search… it’s time to try something different!   

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10 Soft Skills Every Young Professional Must Master

Soft Skills for Young Professionals

According to NACE, soft skills – those mostly intangible skills that reflect your personality and work ethic – are one of the most important factors in hiring.

So if you want to stand out during your job or internship search, it’s essential to first master and then effectively market certain soft skills, like these ten…   

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